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First cultivated in India 3000 years ago, cucumbers made their way across the Asia, Europe and finally to the New World with Columbus.
Cucumber hard skin is rich in fiber and contains a variety of beneficial minerals such as silica, potassium, and magnesium.
Sherwood, Brianne; Hunt, Sara; Sorenson, Crista; Heineman, Bethany; Beyers, Blake; and Workman, Ashley Walker, "Cucumbers" (2010). USU Student Organic Farm Newsletter. Paper 32.